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NLC Progress 10.16.15

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on October 17, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Policy and Events for the NLC Community
October 16, 2015

New Leaders Council Institute Applications Will Close November 1

NLC4 Continues Alumni Deep Dive; Will Highlight Alums


NLC4 Call: Wind Energy with American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)

  • Join Aaron Severn, Sr. Director, Federal Legislative Affairs of AWEA and Andre Gohn, Director, Eastern State Policy of AWEA to discuss initiative AWEA is working on with regards to wind energy access, efficacy, and more. We will also hear how to best advocate for these issues locally.
  • October 19, 5:30 pm est. 30 minutes
  • Register here:

New Leaders Council Institute Info Events Nationwide

  • Please check the NLC calendar for info and to rsvp for upcoming events:
  • A few upcoming events:
    • NLC Chicago- Final Recruitment Information Session
      Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 05:30 PM
      Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, IL

      NLC St. Louis Information Session and Networking Event
      Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 06:00 PM
      Urban Chestnut - the Grove in St. Louis, MO

      NLC DC Institute Networking Happy Hour
      Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 06:00 PM
      Local 16 in Washington, DC

Toward Trust: Recommendations for Police Reform in Baltimore

  • Please join the Center for American Progress and the Campaign for Justice, Safety, and Jobs for a panel discussion on how policymakers can begin to build trust between the police in Baltimore and the communities they have sworn to serve.
  • October 19, 12pm est
  • Register here:

Do States and Districts Receive the Most Bang for Their Curriculum Buck: The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation

  • Five-part documentary series that explores the questions: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do better?
  • October 22, 6:30pm set
  • Register here:

Bankrolling the Bench: The New Politics of Judicial Elections 2013-14

  • Discussion featuring the latest report in the New Politics of Judicial Elections series. Panelists will discuss the repercussions of large amounts of special interest spending in judicial elections during the 2013-2014 cycle.
  • October 29, 9am est
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NLC4 signups

Policy Teams

  • Would you like to learn more or be a part of the NLC4 policy teams (and receive or weekly issues based emails)? If so, please fill out the policy teams sign up (if you haven't already):

Press and Features

NLC NYC alumna Asha Castleberry, speaking on diversity in the security community, at Women In International Security

  • What are the challenges, specific to working in peace and security, faced by people of a certain race, class, sexual orientation, disability or age? And what does it take to level the playing field?
  • October 21, 6pm est
  • To RSVP, please write to with your name, title and affiliation.

NLC New Hampshire Fellow Olivia Zink unseats incumbent, only woman in city leadership

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Policy and Research

Advanced Energy Economy: New Report: Peak Demand Reduction Strategy


Brookings: Why aren't more presidential candidates talking about the power of American cities?


Advanced Energy Economy Webinar: 2015 CA Legislative Session Wrap-up: Impacts and implications for the advanced energy industry


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